Bikesharing in Europe, the Americas, and Asia

@article{Shaheen2010BikesharingIE,
  title={Bikesharing in Europe, the Americas, and Asia},
  author={Susan A. Shaheen and Stacey Guzman and Hua Zhang},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2010},
  volume={2143},
  pages={159 - 167}
}
Growing concerns about global motorization and climate change have led to increasing interest in sustainable transportation alternatives such as bikesharing (the shared use of a bicycle fleet). Since 1965, bikesharing has grown across the globe on five continents: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, and Australia. Today, approximately 100 bikesharing programs are operating in an estimated 125 cities, with more than 139,300 bicycles. Bikesharing's evolution is categorized into three… 

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